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Old January 17 2012, 09:30 AM   #541
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Re: Prometheus: Ridley Scott returns to Sci-Fi

She doesn't even look real let alone the suits and all the 2001 gaping makes me sick.
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Old January 17 2012, 11:04 AM   #542
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I don't think 2001 is the movie you think it is.
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Old January 17 2012, 05:07 PM   #543
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Did I forget the word rip off?
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Old January 17 2012, 05:13 PM   #544
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Are we talking about Stanley Kubrick's 2001: ASpace Odyssey? Yeah, other than space travel, I don't see the correlation between that, Prometheus and the original Alien film.
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Old January 17 2012, 05:24 PM   #545
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I find it hard to blame the thing that's trying to kill them with all that gaping.
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Old January 17 2012, 05:59 PM   #546
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I still don't know how I feel about the suits. The one in that production still looks overly colorful and cheesy for a movie of this type.
Yeah I don't image them as something pre Alien which had much bulkier realistic suits.
I agree the new suits are a bit sleeker than I would like them, but this is also clearly a more advanced research ship we're talking about, where the Nostromo was just a grungy ore mining vessel.

It kinda makes sense that the mining suits would be a lot more heavy duty. Plus a mining company probably wouldn't want to splurge on the fancier, more expensive suits anyway.
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Old January 17 2012, 06:55 PM   #547
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I still don't know how I feel about the suits. The one in that production still looks overly colorful and cheesy for a movie of this type.
Yeah I don't image them as something pre Alien which had much bulkier realistic suits.
I agree the new suits are a bit sleeker than I would like them, but this is also clearly a more advanced research ship we're talking about, where the Nostromo was just a grungy ore mining vessel.

It kinda makes sense that the mining suits would be a lot more heavy duty. Plus a mining company probably wouldn't want to splurge on the fancier, more expensive suits anyway.
I take issue more with the color scheme than the design. This is a movie using a very dark palette, and the use of a suit like that seems more fitting to AVATAR than ALIEN. I'll wait and see though because I know production stills can be deceptive and they'll likely touch everything up in post.
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Old January 17 2012, 08:13 PM   #548
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Fact remains it's still being written by the same hypocrites who are trying to undo TOS. I was hoping for something more intelligent from Scott with more science fiction rather than horror but it's coming from exploiters of the genre - hired guns.
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Old January 17 2012, 08:56 PM   #549
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Sigh.
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Old January 17 2012, 09:14 PM   #550
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Because, of course, Ridley Scott has no control over the scripts of the movies he makes. Maybe after he's racked up a few more years in the business...
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Old January 17 2012, 09:26 PM   #551
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I take issue more with the color scheme than the design. This is a movie using a very dark palette, and the use of a suit like that seems more fitting to AVATAR than ALIEN. I'll wait and see though because I know production stills can be deceptive and they'll likely touch everything up in post.
The colours could appear more muted in the final film. I think I read somewhere that they have to more lighting (and maybe brighter colours), because they are filming in 3D. The dark atmosphere associated with "Alien" will then be achieved in post-production
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Old January 17 2012, 10:43 PM   #552
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Because, of course, Ridley Scott has no control over the scripts of the movies he makes. Maybe after he's racked up a few more years in the business...
I'm sure they gave him exactly what he thought he wanted, unfortunately.
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Old January 17 2012, 11:56 PM   #553
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nvek86 wrote: View Post
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I take issue more with the color scheme than the design. This is a movie using a very dark palette, and the use of a suit like that seems more fitting to AVATAR than ALIEN. I'll wait and see though because I know production stills can be deceptive and they'll likely touch everything up in post.
The colours could appear more muted in the final film. I think I read somewhere that they have to more lighting (and maybe brighter colours), because they are filming in 3D. The dark atmosphere associated with "Alien" will then be achieved in post-production
Yep - the 3d cameras require a lot of light.
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Old January 18 2012, 12:02 AM   #554
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I take issue more with the color scheme than the design. This is a movie using a very dark palette, and the use of a suit like that seems more fitting to AVATAR than ALIEN. I'll wait and see though because I know production stills can be deceptive and they'll likely touch everything up in post.
Yeah I guess they do look kind of... colorful and Star Trekky for the Alien universe. But they seemed to fit perfectly well into that moody trailer (as did the sets and other things people are complaining about), so I don't think it'll be an issue.
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Old January 18 2012, 12:10 AM   #555
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Because, of course, Ridley Scott has no control over the scripts of the movies he makes. Maybe after he's racked up a few more years in the business...
I'm sure they gave him exactly what he thought he wanted, unfortunately.
But you know better?
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